HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER “Desperation Day” Review

HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER "Desperation Day" Season 6 Episode 16 – In the Valentine’s Day episode of How I Met Your Mother, it feels like we were getting through the final stages of recovery from the heartbreak of Marshall’s dad passing and starting to move on. The biggest effect of that process seems to be that the show is starting to feel like it’s old self again.

It’s difficult to quickly move back into the comedic pacing of How I Met Your Mother while still giving appropriate weight to the devastating events from the previous weeks. I think this episode did a good job with that transition so that we could see Marshall resuming his normal role among his friends without downplaying his personal tragedy. We see how hard it’s been for Marshall to cope with his dad dying but we also get to see him make a determined effort to move forward with his own life. Read More...


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